Adi Kumbeswarar Temple, Kumbakonam

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Dating back to the 9th century, Adi Kumbeswarar Temple represents a mesmerizing example of the ancient Hindu architecture, while bearing a great historical, religious, and cultural significance. Visit and see the temple dedicated to the deity Shiva, and reflect on the grand sixteen pillars and towers, the tallest of which having eleven floors. Make sure you see the work of Tamil saint poets on site in the form of a book, which is treasured and respected. The temple a venue of twelve festivals during the year when all the locals gather and worship. Plan your visit to Adi Kumbeswarar Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Kumbakonam journey tool.
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  • One of the oldest temples in Kumbakonam. Presiding deity is Lord Shiva as Adhi kumbheswarar along with his consort Godess Mangalambigai in the shrine in the same precincts. A beautiful Elephant... 
    One of the oldest temples in Kumbakonam. Presiding deity is Lord Shiva as Adhi kumbheswarar along with his consort Godess Mangalambigai in the shrine in the same precincts. A beautiful Elephant...  more »
  • Serene, divine and peaceful. Its a big Siva temple made a few centuries - around 9th century. The name of the town Kumbakonam is derived from the story linked to this temple. Siva is worshipped as... 
    Serene, divine and peaceful. Its a big Siva temple made a few centuries - around 9th century. The name of the town Kumbakonam is derived from the story linked to this temple. Siva is worshipped as...  more »

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